Topic: program carriage

FCC Hands Match to Tennis Channel in Dispute With Comcast Unprecedented decision is also win for independent programmers

The Federal Communications Commission ruled 3-2 against Comcast today, agreeing with the agency's administrative law judge that the cable giant discriminated against the Tennis Channel. As a result of the decision, Comcast…

July 25, 2012, 7:30 AM EDT

House GOP Throws Support Behind Comcast In Tennis Channel Case Letter to FCC warns agency not to over-reach

Ever since the Federal Communications Commission's administrative law judge ruled that Comcast must move the Tennis Channel to the same programming tier as Comcast-owned Golf Channel, Comcast has been trying…

July 23, 2012, 6:07 PM EDT

Tennis Channel Wins Carriage Complaint vs. Comcast Judge rules carrier favored its own channels

The Tennis Channel won a major victory in its long-standing carriage complaint against Comcast. Federal Communications Commission administrative law judge Richard Sippel ruled that Comcast must move Tennis Channel to…

December 20, 2011, 5:24 PM EST